When chemistry and evangelism mix

by Bill Federer -- The "Father of Chemistry" wanted to evangelize America ... and warned of the end of the world. This was Robert Boyle, born Jan. 25, 1627. He studied Bacon, more…

Why was 1st Amendment written?

by Bill Federer -- James Madison's defense of religious freedom began when he stood with his father outside a jail in the village of Orange and heard Baptists preach from their cell more…

Bad things happen when government takes over hospitals

by Bill Federer -- "It is not just about sterilization, abortifacients, and chemical contraception. ... It's about religious freedom, the sacred right, protected by our constitution. ..." – Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop more…

What presidents do when inaugurated

by Bill Federer -- The date of presidential inaugurations was moved from March 4 to Jan. 20 with the 20th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ratified in 1933. The 32nd president, Franklin more…

How 'the bloody butcher' met his bloody end

by Bill Federer -- "The bloody butcher" is what colonists called British Colonel Banastre Tarleton. He let his dragoons bayonet and hack hundreds of surrendering Americans at Buford's Massacre during the battle more…